Category archives for: Mining

Ghana Chamber of Mines Gets New Executives

Accra, Ghana, June 2, 2018//-The Ghana Chamber of Mines has appointed Managing Director of AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi, Eric Asubonteng; Senior Vice President of Gold Fields, Alfred Baku; and Vice-President and General Manager of the Chirano Gold Mines Limited, Adriano Sobreira as its new president, 1st vice president and 2nd vice president respectively.

Mining Sector Retains Its Position as the Largest Tax Payer to Ghana

Accra, Ghana, June 2, 2018//- Figures from the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) have shown that the mining and quarry sector retained its position as the foremost source of direct domestic revenue after it was displaced by the finance and insurance sector in 2015.

Ghana: 3 Operation Vanguard Soldiers Arrested for Embarking on Illegal Operation

May 31, 2018//-Three military personnel said to be members of Operation Vanguard have been arrested at Wassa Akropong in the Western Region for embarking on an illegal operation at a galamsey site in the area.

Ghana President Calls on Mining Coys to Produce Mining Inputs Locally

Accra, Ghana, May 30, 2018//-Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has called on mining companies operating in the country to begin producing locally, many of the inputs they import for their mining activities.

Ghana: Two Chinese Arrested in Amenfi Central for Illegal Mining

May 26, 2018//-The Western Forward Operating Base (FOB West) arm of Operation Vanguard has arrested two Chinese nationals at Bredi in the Amenfi Central District of the Western Region of Ghana on Friday, 25 May 2018.

AngloGold Plans to Cut 2,000 Jobs

May 24, 2018//-South African gold miner AngloGold Ashanti plans to cut 2,000 jobs at its domestic operations, it said on Wednesday, as part of plans to cut costs.

Agility Facility to Stock Parts for Cummins Regional Operations in West Africa

Accra, Ghana, May 16, 2018//-Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has leased warehouse space in the Agility Warehouse Park in Ghana to Cummins for a new West African Distribution Center.

Finally, Ghana launches Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Reports 

Accra, May 16, 2018//- The Multi-Stakeholder Group (MSG) of the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI) has produced the country’s 2015 mining, oil and gas EITI audit reports, published on April 30th, 2018.

Africa Still Struggles to Convert its Natural Resources to Tangible Dev’t Outcomes

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 14, 2018//-Africa has been slow to convert its natural resources endowments to tangible development outcomes because of weaknesses in governance, according to the fifth edition of the African Governance Report published by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). 

African Governments Demand More from Mining

May 13, 2018//-For nearly six hours senior mining executives met privately with President Joseph Kabila in Kinshasa to debate the controversial mining code proposed for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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